A caravan of demonstrators honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, while attempting to shine a light on police misconduct, were met in Alameda by a man brandishing a rifle. The roving demonstration arrived in Alameda at the home of… Read More ›
For years, Alameda County progressive have sought candidates to unseat long-time Sheriff Gregory Ahern. In every case they failed to find a challenger. But a pair of progressive Black women on Wednesday announced campaigns to not only unseat Ahern in… Read More ›
2020 Review: Biggest East Bay political stories – Black Lives Matter makes an impact on Nancy O’Malley, for now
HEADLINE: DA Nancy O’Malley charges a police officer for manslaughter. THE STORY: The horrific shooting death of Steven Taylor by a San Leandro police officer last April angered many in the city and the region as another instance of overzealous,… Read More ›
Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley charged a San Leandro police officer who fatally shot Steven Taylor, a Black man inside a Walmart last April, with voluntary manslaughter. It is the first time O’Malley’s office has filed such charges against… Read More ›
In the wake of an embarrassing incident in which Alameda police officers arrested a black man for dancing or exercising in the street, Alameda Police Chief Paul Rolleri announced his retirement on Wednesday. Rolleri notified the Alameda City Council of… Read More ›
Earlier this year, police accountability advocates and the family of Agustin Gonsalez, the 29-year-old who was fatally shot by Hayward police officers in November 2018, forcefully urged Hayward city officials to seek an independent investigation of his death. The on-going… Read More ›
Some believe change at the helm of the Alameda County District Attorney’s office could be coming in the next few years. And Alameda County prosecutors, the only group of public-sector attorneys not represented by a union, made a move Tuesday… Read More ›
An Alameda City Council referral calling for a town hall on the issue of gun violence was unanimously approved Tuesday night. But not before two councilmembers repeatedly questioned the scope of the event and whether its aims had already been… Read More ›
For six months, Agustin Gonsalez’s family has made impassioned pleas for Hayward elected officials to, at minimum, express words of sorrow for the loss of their son, who was shot and killed by Hayward Police last November. At most, the… Read More ›
Nearly a week after announcing his long-shot bid for president last week on late-night television, Rep. Eric Swalwell returned to his hometown of Dublin to kick off his campaign. On a bright and sunny day in the Tri-Valley, more 1,000… Read More ›
Overflow council audience erupts in anger after Hayward Mayor Halliday tells them to see the matter from the police officer’s POV.
1. What does a Harris supporter look like? I went to Kamala Harris’s presidential kickoff rally interested in figuring out who might be generally attracted to her campaign. I wondered whether it might be older, white, women jaded by Hillary… Read More ›
Kamala Harris’s campaign for president decided to make its big announcement last Monday and hope the news has legs nearly a week later at this Sunday’s rally in Oakland. The roll out does not make especially good use of the… Read More ›
Fremont Councilmember Vinnie Bacon may soon attempt what no other has been able to accomplish in the East Bay for more than a generation–unseat an incumbent countywide elected official. Bacon told the East Bay Citizen Tuesday night that he is… Read More ›
Alameda County Democrats are sticking with party Chair Robin Torello. The long-time party boss, however, had to stave off a strong insurgent bid Wednesday night by Andy Kelley, the Central Committee’s vice-chair. Torello topped Kelley by four votes, 21-17. Five… Read More ›
Major late endorsement may aid her chances next Tuesday, but cause her problems later, if elected, with Oakland progressives.
Some Alameda County Democrats fumed last spring after the local central committee endorsed the candidacy of District Attorney Nancy O’Malley over the progressive candidate, Pamela Price. The decision rankled a growing number of so-called progressive Berniecrats within the county party…. Read More ›
ELECTIONLINE: Pamela Price vs Alameda Dems Central Committee; San Leandro’s ‘Fresh, Clean Slate’; endorsements
ALAMEDA COUNTY DEMS Oakland civil rights attorney Pamela Price lashed out last spring at what she perceived was a lack of transparency at the Alameda County District Attorney office, and will likely do the same during her fall run for… Read More ›
The ACAP saga hamstrung Alameda County officials like Supervisor Nate Miley for appearing to have neglected to monitor the struggling agency tasked with helping the poor.
Cannabis interests upset with San Leandro Mayor Cutter may have a Plan B candidate
Pamela Price ran a spirited campaign for Alameda County DA that ended less than two months ago. She is the 14th candidate to file papers to challenge Libby Schaaf.
Price made no reference to her opponent, Alameda County DA Nancy O’Malley, in her statement.
A day after receiving disappointing election results, Alameda County Attorney Candidate Pamela Price is not conceding the race to incumbent DA Nancy O’Malley. Although tens of thousands of uncounted ballots remain countywide, Tuesday night’s tally gave O’Malley a roughy 27,000-vote… Read More ›
This June Primary proved that sometimes you can win for losing and lose for winning.
Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley, during a long and bitter campaign, was labeled as corrupt by her opponent Pamela Price, later, accused of accepting campaign contributions from dirty cops. In the end, voters re-elected O’Malley by a large margin… Read More ›
After casting his vote in the June Primary, Assemblymember Rob Bonta joined EBC|LIVE to chat about some Election Day races, why he did not issue an endorsement in the Alameda County District Attorney’s race and revealed his pick for the… Read More ›
AD15’s Jovanka Beckles complains about Facebook’s new ad-buying rules undercutting her grassroots campaign.
The Political Action Committee backed by progressive billionaire George Soros in support of Alameda County District Attorney candidate Pamela Price has produced some of the best mail pieces of this primary season. There are well-designed, uncluttered and deliver a clear,… Read More ›
ELECTION LINE: Big money and attacks continue in Alameda County DA race; DeSaulnier AD15 endorsement
Police union IE releases 30-second ad opposing Pamela Price on Thursday.